Hushpuppi: IGP receives NPF panel report on DCP Abba Kyari




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… Reiterates Commitment to the Course of Justice.

By Chibuike Nwabuko

Abuja (Sundiata Post) – The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, on Thursday 26th August, 2021, received the report of the NPF Special Panel (SIP) investigating the alleged indictment of the erstwhile Head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), DCP Abba Kyari by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

The report was submitted by the of the SIP, DIG Joseph Egbunike, at the Force Headquarters, Abuja.

The Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters Abuja, CP Frank Mba who disclosed this on Thursday in a statement made available to Sundiata Post in Abuja, said the IGP reiterated reiterated as always, the commitment of the Force to justice for all.

According to the statement, DIG Egbunike, while presenting the report, appreciated the IGP for the confidence reposed on him and the members of the Panel to conduct the probe. He noted that the Panel commenced investigations immediately it was inaugurated on 2nd August, 2021 and the report submitted is an outcome of a painstaking, transparent and exhaustive investigative process. He further revealed that the report presented contained the case file of the probe, evidences and findings as well as testimonies from DCP Abba Kyari and persons and groups linked to the matter.    

In his remarks, the IGP, who commended the Panel for the work done, stated that the essence of the was to carry out discrete investigations into the allegation levied against the Officer to enable the Force leadership be appropriately guided in its decision-making processes.

The IGP assured that a careful and expeditious review of the recommendations would be undertaken by the Force Management Team and thereafter forwarded to appropriate quarters for necessary action(s).